district 3

The question of when City Councillor Maureen Feeney will endorse District 3 candidate John O'Toole was answered today. In a release sent out Tuesday morning, Feeney, who has held the seat since 1993, called the longtime civic activist the "right choice"... Read more
In the age of electronics and the internet, the City of Boston Elections Department keeps it low key. Yesterday morning at City Hall, fourteen names were tossed into a gold metal tumbler and then pulled out, one by one, to determine the ballot order in... Read more
City Councillor At-Large John Connolly hauled in over $40,000 in the month of June, outpacing his colleagues and rivals, a review of campaign finance records shows. The total came to $40,560, according to filings with the Office of Campaign and Political... Read more
Frank Baker’s grandfather worked for the controversial James Michael Curley. His father ran for state representative in 1968. And Baker has worked on the campaigns of U.S. Congressman Stephen Lynch (D-South Boston) and state Rep. Martin Walsh (D-... Read more
The D3 seven: before Tuesday’s forum at St. Mark’s Church hall: Marydith Tuitt, John O’Toole, Craig Galvin, Doug Bennett, Marty Hogan, Frank Baker and Stephanie Everett. Photo by Pat Tarantino Related story: A closer look at the voting records of the... Read more
Endorsements can be tricky things. Closely watched by insiders, they are often considered to have little impact on voters. But endorsements bring more hands to the endorsee’s organization from the endorser, along with an influx of money, and a signal that... Read more
In 1993, Steven Spielberg’s “Jurassic Park” ruled the box office, Senate President William Bulger dominated Beacon Hill’s upper chamber and his brother Whitey still controlled the streets of South Boston and beyond. That year was also the last time... Read more
Councillor Maureen FeeneyWith Dorchester’s City Councillor Maureen Feeney saying she won’t seek a ninth term in office, a crowded field of potential candidates hoping to take her place is already taking shape. Local realtor Craig Galvin and John O’Toole,... Read more
Councillor Maureen FeeneyWith City Councillor Maureen Feeney’s announcement of her decision to not seek another two year term after 17 years in office, a crowded field of candidates is expected to emerge. Local realtor Craig Galvin and John O’Toole, past... Read more
He’s been spotted at local events, shaking hands and saying hello, sparking rumors that he intends to run against an incumbent. Craig Galvin, a local real estate agent, has been working rooms, including Mayor Thomas Menino’s breakfast at the IBEW Hall on... Read more


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